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Kenmare is a bustling tourist town situated at the mouth of the Kenmare Bay on the south west coast of Ireland. The picturesque town is a haven for pretty boutiques, fine restaurants, and excellent accommodation so you are assured a great weekend away when you hit town for Quest.

Here are our top things to do:

Great Outdoors – and not just for adventure racing!

The region has stunning scenery that provides the perfect backdrop for the outdoor enthusiast. Kenmare caters for golfers, cyclists, sailors, hill walkers and much more. You’ll find lots of useful information here.

Art and Design

Kenmare is home to several art galleries that showcase the best of Irish art and ceramics.

Cafes, Restaurants and pubs

Kenmare has a reputation for being one of the best places to eat out in Ireland. The town has a range of award winning eateries to suit all budgets. Live music can be found in many of the town’s bars which adds to the bustling atmosphere in this market town.


Kenmare is steeped in history and is the perfect base for exploring the past. The Challenge route on Quest Kenmare takes in Bonane – check out the heritage park to find out about the history of Kenmare town.

Scenic Drive

Kenmare is the gateway between Cork and Kerry. Take a drive along the stunning Ring of Beara or Ring of Kerry and be amazed by the rugged wild Atlantic coastline.

Quest Kenmare takes place on Saturday 7th March 2020, you can register here .